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From Prehistory to Present Day

  1. Beachy Head Story
    The Beachy Head Story is a brand new exhibition that will allow you to discover the beautiful landscape of Beachy Head and the South Downs. Start at the formation of the Downs and continue through time, discovering the stories of people who have shaped this landscape. Find out why Beachy Head has been so important to people for thousands of years, and why it is still a must-see tourist destination on the South Coast.
  2. Free Exhibition and Gift Shop Open Daily!

  3. Excavations
    Learn new skills and find amazing discoveries.
  4. Gift shop
    Our gift shop stocks a variety of locally inspired and environmentally conscious products. From candles to artwork, with books, toys, fossils and soaps in between, there is something here for everyone. If that doesn’t tempt you, perhaps two blends of tea made especially for us by well-known local brand Bird and Blend will. Plus check back soon for our new online shop, which will open in the coming weeks....

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Stereograph image showing two sepia photos of the Belle Tout Lighthouse side by side

A new temporary exhibition has opened at The Beachy Head Story. Explore the objects and stories…

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10th September 2022-2nd December 2022
Andromeda Galaxy

Explore the skies with Eastbourne Astronomical Society this winter. Using the society's telescopes…

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3rd December 2022
Close up of green christmas tree with red and gold baubles and small lights

Pick up some Festive Crafts and Perfect Presents! Join us for the first Christmas Craft Fair at the…

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10th December 2022-11th December 2022
Beachy Head Lighthouse at night with starry sky

Join our Writer in Residence for the final workshop of 2022.  More to come in 2023! We’ll explore…

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18th December 2022
Jupiter and stars in space

Explore the skies with Eastbourne Astronomical Society this winter. Using the society's telescopes…

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28th January 2023
Dark sky with stars from the milky way at the centre

Explore the skies with Eastbourne Astronomical Society this winter. Using the society's telescopes…

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25th February 2023
Tidelines…Rock Pools…Anamnesis

The coastline around Beachy Head, and the adjacent landmarks of Belle Tout, and Birling Gap, has…

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25th February 2023-26th March 2023

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The Beachy Head Story, Beachy Head Road, Eastbourne BN20 7YA

Tel: 01323 729926

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